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Good writing and engaging stories. I will start to follow this writer.Published 16 months ago by William
Before I landed on a Mario Vargas Llosa ‘s “Death In The Andes” as my book to represent Peru, I had already purchased “War By Candlelight” by Daniel Alarcon, a collection of his... Read morePublished 23 months ago by TonyMess
War By Candlelight is a collection of stories by Daniel Alarcon that manages to be heartbreaking but hopeful and always brutally honest. Read morePublished on July 5, 2013 by William D. Hastings
The first story in this collection might be the most powerful and profound short fiction I've read in years. Truly a gem of a book.Published on May 22, 2013 by B
When asked to describe my country, Peru, most fellow countrymen say it is a country of contrasts. They have in mind its varied geography (deserts, high mountains and the Amazon... Read morePublished on June 2, 2008 by Archimedians Julio Llosa
The postman delivered this book at noon. I picked it up, missed class, and was finished by five. 200 pages. You need to read this book. I can't say anything more. Read morePublished on March 30, 2007 by Robert Herring
It's a nice surprise to find a writer so fluent in Spanish and English, the remarks in Spanish just add more value to a superb book. Read morePublished on January 3, 2007 by Alejandro Piscoya
"In Lima," writes Daniel Alarcón, "dying is the local sport." The same is true of the Peruvian countryside, where one of the author's characters loses his wife in a... Read morePublished on December 6, 2006 by Jason Cooper
Jumping between the US and Peru, Daniel Alarcon's stories depict the harsh realities of life from an outside in perspective. Read morePublished on November 21, 2005 by Rahul K Patel